Kevin Ferguson Jr. will take on Devon Brock at Bellator 197, Bellator MMAhas announced. The bout will be at 160 pounds in a catchweight fight and will be held on April 13 at the Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri.
Ferguson Jr. (2-1) or “Baby Slice” as he’s better known in the fighting world, is currently on a two-fight win streak and is coming off a submission victory over Fred Freeman at Bellator 187. “Baby Slice” is the son of the late Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson, who first rose to fame with a number of street fighting videos on YouTube. The news comes on the day when Slice would have celebrated his 44th birthday.
Brock (1-0) is coming off a unanimous decision victory in January 2018 against Khonry Gracie, son of the famous Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend Royce Gracie.
Ferguson Jr. and Brock join the main card of Bellator 197, which will be headlined by the rematch between Brent Primus and Michael Chandler for the promotion’s lightweight title.